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July 06, 2008

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Bernard Lagat(the 1,500- and 5,000-meter world champ) and Kate Ziegler (world-record holderin the 1,500 and 800 freestyle) are among the stars vying for spots on the U.S.Olympic team this week. SI.com has complete coverage from the track and fieldand the swimming trials, including....

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FROM SPORTSILLUSTRATED JULY 14, 1980

To win hishistoric fifth straight Wimbledon title, Bjorn Borg had to defeat John McEnroe.SPORTS ILLUSTRATED writer Frank Deford covered the legendary five-setfinal.

AS BORG TOOK hisposition for the fifth set, he thought, "This is terrible. I'm going tolose." Borg admits he thought that. And he thought, "If you lose amatch like this, the Wimbledon final, after all those chances, you will notforget it for a long, long time. That could be very, very hard." It was hisserve to start the last set. He lost the first two points. "But then,"Borg recalls, "I say to myself, 'I have to forget. I have to keep trying,try to win.'?" He served the next point and won. And again and again.

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PHOTODUSTIN SNIPES/ICON SPORTS MEDIA (LAGAT)ON TRIAL Will Lagat and Ziegler make the Games? PHOTOKYLE TERADA/US PRESSWIRE (ZIEGLER)[See caption above] PHOTOHOWARD SCHATZ (WERTHEIM) PHOTOMEL LEVINE (BEECH) PHOTOLOU CAPOZZOLA (HOSSA) PHOTOWALTER IOOSS JR. (BORG) THREE PHOTOS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)